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#62 Matt Pierson
Position: Offensive Lineman
Height: 6'6"
Weight: 285
Year: Redshirt Junior
City/State: West Linn, Ore.
High School: Jesuit HS
Experience: 1 Letter
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Season Stats Career Stats

2014 — The former walk-on’s perseverance finally paid off his junior year as he benefitted from others’ health-related misfortunes . . . After playing sparingly in the opener vs. South Dakota and being unable to work his way onto the field in the win over Michigan State, the 12-game participant experienced his most extensive action to date against Wyoming with an offensive-line high 69 snaps . . . Broke into the starting lineup the fourth week of the season at Washington State – his first of six consecutive starting assignments – before missing two games of his own later in the year due to injuries . . . Included was sharing a team-high 81 plays in the regular-season meeting vs. Arizona before posting a personal-best 83 reps vs. the Wildcats in the conference championships . . . Was awarded academic all-conference honorable mention honors following his most productive year . . . Added to the scholarship rolls at the conclusion of 2015 spring drills.

2013 — Increased proficiency resulted in more playing time for the offensive line reserve as he stepped onto the field for six of the first seven games before finishing with seven appearances . . . Took part in 27 plays at Colorado.

2012 — Made appearances vs. Arkansas State, Tennessee Tech and Colorado . . . Most extensive playing time occurred in lone Pac-12 action, taking part in 13 snaps.

2011 — Worked with the scout team.

BEFORE OREGON — Played football at Jesuit High School under head coach Ken Potter where he was named to second-team Metro League as an offensive lineman his senior season.

PERSONAL — Parents: Chris and Lynette Pierson. Family: One brother. High School (Coach): Jesuit (Ken Potter), 2011. Major: Business Administration.

 

HONORS AND AWARDS
2014
Academic All-Conference HM